experientialism


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experientialism

(ɪkˌspɪərɪˈɛnʃəˌlɪzəm)
n
(Philosophy) philosophy the belief or doctrine that knowledge is based on experience

experientialism

the philosophical theory that states that experience is the source of all knowledge. — experientialist, n.experiential, adj.
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Unfortunately, it is hard to see how a view that combines Mentalism and Experientialism could accommodate any of these suggestions.
From my perspective, the hope for advancing arts education discourse incorporating elements of utilitarianism is to synthesize aspects of Deweyan experientialism with it.
This treatment of the volcano and the Earth can be explained by embodiment from experientialism (JOHNSON, 1987; LAKOFF, 1987).
On the issue of the new birth Burkholder emphatically rejected a specific type of experientialism and focused rather on following Christ: "Christ identifies the new birth with the following of Him.
And as we all look beyond consumerism into experientialism, firms can't help but follow us down this rabbit hole, looking for new ways to keep us interested.
Thandeka and Victor Anderson also identify with liberal theological traditions, respectively Schleiermacherian experientialism and Chicago school religious naturalism.
Arguing from a sociological perspective, Margaret Poloma contended that rational cognitivism and experientialism in the Pentecostal worldview allow Pentecostals "to incorporate their belief in and experience of a personal and active God with a decidedly modern worldview in a manner that actually enriches the spiritually impoverished one-dimensional man.
Experientialism also calls for a return to tradition, but its proponents are temperamentally pliable and express their quest experientially.
The problem with contemporary experientialism, in Turner's view, is that it tends to encourage people to abandon or denigrate the ordinary way of Christian life (i.
of liberal experientialism in preaching, Eugene Lowry, has not confined his speculations to his book written in 1980, The Homiletical Plot.
Experientialism, a genuinely attractive approach for mainstream religionists, is, by its nature, more "disparate and inchoate" (304).
Experientialism is, in short, the `positivism' of Christian spirituality.

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